Are You (just) a Believer or Do You Think, Too?

Are You (just) a Believer or Do You Think, Too?

It is only natural . . . We all have a natural bias towards belief. This is generally a fairly good thing. If we didn’t naturally believe things, we wouldn’t have made it as far as we have as a species. When life was relatively simple and things didn’t change much,...
Two selfish reasons to forgive.

Two selfish reasons to forgive.

Many people have difficulty forgiving others but it really is a skill you should cultivate. And not for other people. Do it for yourself. Forgiving is often seen as a gift or favour to the other person rather than to the forgiver themselves but in my opinion this is...
Learn to defend yourself.

Learn to defend yourself.

There is quite a lot of evidence to suggest that the greater the power imbalance in any organisation, group or country, the more abuse takes place. If abusive behaviour is not challenged then it continues. Needless to say, in a company, this abusive behaviour takes a...
“In the event of a loss in cabin pressure . . . ”

“In the event of a loss in cabin pressure . . . ”

You have all heard it when flying: “In case there is a loss in cabin pressure, yellow oxygen masks will deploy from the ceiling compartment located above you. Please secure your own mask before assisting others around you”. Securing your own oxygen supply first before...